There are not many regions for which detailed information on sales of games and consoles is available. One such region is the UK, where sales are monitored by gamesindustry analysts who regularly provide information on their own market. They summed up 2022 for the console market in the UK, and there are interesting things in these results.
Some of the biggest multi-platform hits outperformed on Xbox Series X consoles in 2022, analyst Christopher Dring of gamesindustry points out | S than on the Playstation 5. We are talking about the games Elden Ring and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The analyst notes that competition from major Sony exclusives Horizon Forbidden West and God of War: Ragnarök played an important role in this. At the same time, if we take into account the versions for Playstation 4 and Xbox One, Playstation consoles significantly outperform Xbox in sales of multiplatform projects.
This is what the TOP 10 major games of 2022 in the UK look like in terms of sales in the physical version:
And these are the top 10 games in the UK in 2022 by digital sales: